Shares in Vancouver's Pretium Resources jump on news construction of super high-grade Brucejack gold-silver mine near Alaska border can now start.
Canada has given oil sands a dirty reputation, but a breakthrough, commercially viable technology has caught the eye of a former Exxon Mobil president who is putting it to use to clean up Utah's billions of barrels of oil sands.
While analyst predict a rebound in hard-hit rare earth prices later this year, it is still unclear whether companies outside China, the world’s largest producer, will be able to challenge its dominance.
The proposed open-pit surface and underground spodumene mine will produce lithium, highly used in the manufacturing of batteries for cell phones and electric cars.
The company also said it will spend between $850 and $900 to produce an ounce of gold this year, less than its previous forecast of between $875 and $950.
Nautilus Minerals Inc. announces that contract for the detailed design of the Solwara 1 dewatering plant to be used on the Company’s Production Support Vessel has been awarded to the Brisbane office of the DRA Group.
On 1st anniversary of North America’s worst mine waste disaster, failures shown to be global trend attributable to industry & regulatory failure to implement best practices.
Whilst miners are relatively loyal in Australia and North America to their current Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMS), over half of those in Asia are likely to seek out a new supplier within the next five years, a new report shows.
Power restrictions could hit output of most copper mines operating in the country.
Questions multiply on future of Canadian projects.
Brisbane-based Minquest says buying plant of bankrupt zinc miner could save it $150m–200m to bring nearby copper project into production.
And oil prices keep falling — they have kicked off the week in the red, with U.S. prices trading below $48 a barrel.
Banks Island Gold accused of pollution spills
One activity notably absent from Quebec's to-do list in the 20-year mining-forestry-energy action plan is uranium mining.
Teck Resources Ltd. (TSX:TCK.B)(NYSE:TCK) reported increased profit in 2015’s second quarter but as commodity prices slide, the company sees a greater risk of its credit rating being demoted from investment-grade.
The frozen payment corresponds to what the Kyrgyz Republic was told by an international arbitration court to give Stans for revoking its rare earth mining licenses in the country.
Calgary-based U.S. Oil Sands is working through the summer to complete a 2,000-barrel-per-day oil sands mine in eastern Utah, one of the country's first commercial operation of this kind.
Implementation of “free, prior and informed consent” policies vital tool to prevent conflict and costs to companies, reveals study published Thursday by Oxfam.
The Vancouver-based miner profit fell 21% in the quarter, making it adjust its 2015 coal production forecast to 25-26 million tonnes from 26.5-27.5 million tonnes.
He will focus on a new business venture in resources and other hard assets, said Barrick.
Today’s data visualization is the most simple breakdown of the world economy that we’ve seen.
It will be used to retire the existing credit facility with Orion Mine Finance of approximately US$23.5 million that bears interest at a higher rate of 7.5%
Canada's B.C. legislature’s summer debate over the Pacific NorthWest LNG project development agreement is but one factor in B.C.’s complex liquefied natural gas equation.
With the deal, Potash Corp. could regain some of its historic dominance over the fertilizer market, since the two companies combined account for 30% of the global potash production.
The deals represent two ground-breaking initiatives to make Canada’s mining industry more fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly.
Federal Natural Resources Minister, Greg Rickford, argues that the federal government is taking the right steps through new legislation.
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